Tabular data model explainability

(Safouane Chergui) #1

I have a binary classification problem with a tabular dataset that has almost 2 million rows. I have a special constraint is that the output of the model should be explainable. Apart from simple models like logistic regression, Random Forest,etc, I don’t know if there is a way to use a NN and to be able to give a consistent explanation for the output of the model.

I’ve already used SHAP and LIME but I’d like to know if you have other ideas in mind.

Thanks

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(Zachary Mueller) #2

You could also use feature important lance (permutation importance) to see which features it is relying on the most

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(Safouane Chergui) #3

Thanks Zachary. I do use this for feature selection but I want something that would give me more insight into the output than just feature importance… But yes, I do have in mind (If I fail to find some other methods, that would be the way to go)

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(Matthew Teschke) #4

We have just started exploring the What If Tool, because we are similarly interested in exploring the explainability of various types of models. We have just started using it, but it seems promising.

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(Safouane Chergui) #5

Thank you. I’ll check it out!

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